The Bears will face the Lions with only a handful of the defensive starters who lost twice to Detroit last season (Chris Conte, Tim Jennings, Stephen Paea).
Players and teams are fond of saying that it is not what an opponent does so much as what they themselves do.
Detroit Lions head coach Jim Caldwell minced no words in assessing his offense this season, that there is no area in which his offense has a comfort zone.
A couple weeks before they signed Jared Allen, the Bears grabbed Willie Young away from the Detroit Lions, with the primary goal of upgrading their pass rush.
Two Bears defensive starters went down in Sunday’s 21-13 win over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and it was unclear the day after whether linebacker Lance Briggs and cornerback Kyle Fuller would be suff